Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why we spend so much on healthcare


Why we spend so much on health care. The main reason for our abnormally high health care costs is that our politicians let the hospitals, drug makers, device makers and diagnostic labs set the price and gouge the system. Health … Continue reading

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Our Debt Iceberg


There are now 10 states in the US that are insolvent and expected to file for bankruptcy in the near future. Those states are California, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. These states account … Continue reading

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End the FED on our terms


Before the Federal Reserve was founded, the nation was plagued with financial crises. At times, these crises led to “panics” in which people raced to their banks to withdraw their deposits. The failure of one bank often had a domino … Continue reading

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The Culture War


The Culture War is a clash of ideas about what one believes to be true, and others with different view points. Your experiences, family, friends, education, and the media help to form your belief system, or World View. The biggest … Continue reading

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Perpetual War


Perpetual War and the Military Industrial Complex Perpetual war refers to a lasting state of war with no clear ending conditions. It also describes a situation of ongoing tension that seems likely to escalate at any moment, similar to the … Continue reading

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